The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 46 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 0.60% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.62% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Linux Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
445 485 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.08% 97.59% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 292 216
Median daily rate £388 £380 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 31
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.10 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.03% -50.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) OpenShift
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Capistrano
5 2 (25.00%) RHCE
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Ergonomics
5 2 (25.00%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Korn
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Ergonomics
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) RHCE
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas